New single and video from Iglomat

Following their acclaimed composition for Walid Salhab’s short The Kelpies, transatlantic post-rockists Iglomat are back with "Jen 68", a melancholic ode to being young, free and out there. As ever with the Iglomat crew, the track is a product of late nights and early mornings, heavy file transfers and even heavier Skype jams. While some … [Read more...]

Yassou releases 5 video-only songs

  It's been argued that we see music more than we hear music; a phenomenon that began with "Girls On Film" and grows with every viral, visual interpretation that corresponds to an artist's output. Fully submersing themselves in this ideology, Yassou has taken the opportunity to do what bands and solo artists should have started doing years … [Read more...]

Upcoming Album from rock band Grown Up Avenger Stuff

What’s so special about the indie rock quartet Grown Up Avenger Stuff? Maybe it’s that even in the darkest, most intense moments, a hidden smile lurks and sonically and emotionally touches your heart in a way that makes you feel happy to be alive and good about who you are. In the meantime, the music is purely designed to get your heart pumping, … [Read more...]

Dangerous Muse – “Fame Kills” video

Mike Furey has unveiled a ‘spectacular Spectacular’ (to borrow a phrase from Baz Luhrmann’s  Moulin Rouge) for “Fame Kills” under his music project moniker Dangerous Muse.  The original song debuted in 2011 and is a thrillingly epic electro-synth track that is achingly melancholic and dreamily romantic – and totally danceable.  “Fame Kills” … [Read more...]

Depeche Mode – “Heaven”

Depeche Mode, the long-running U.K. electronic rock/pop band and touchstone for many an aspiring and established outfit, is still alive and kicking.  Delta Machine, studio album #13, is slated for release on March 26th. Lead single “Heaven” was offered up in late January and the official video has garnered over 3 and ½ million views on YouTube so … [Read more...]

mr. Gnome – “House of Circles” video

Nicole Barille and Sam Meister, otherwise known as mr. Gnome, are back with a fantastic(al) and fascinating video for “House of Circles” off their latest album Madness in Miniature.  Directed by Sam himself, the video is stunning, scary, and surreal – just like the duo’s music.  Nicole and Sam describe the video as “…a live action interpretation of … [Read more...]

Rykarda Parasol – “I Know Where My Journey Will End” video

Rock-noir singer-songwriter Rykarda Parasol returns this April with her new album titled Against The Sun. “I Know Where My Journey Will End” will be featured on this album and it’s a subdued stunner with a dreamy video directed by M. Marzio to match.    The video simultaneously projects a haunting, vespertine ambience befitting the song and tempers … [Read more...]

Blood Red Shoes – “In Time To Voices” video

Laura-Mary and Steven have never taken the video art form by storm, typically releasing decent stage performance-oriented videos.  In a rare flight of imaginative fancy, however, and perhaps due to their collaboration with video director Craig Murray, their latest video spins a ‘fight night’ narrative that depicts an initially zoned-out Laura-Mary … [Read more...]

Saint Etienne – “I’ve Got Your Music” video

British nouveau-retro electronic-pop trio Saint Etienne is back after a 7-year hiatus with its 8th studio album, the descriptively bland, but aptly titled Words and Music by Saint Etienne.  Released in May on Heavenly Records, this concept album of melodic dance-pop and fleet disco beats contains lyrics that read like pages from an ultimate pop … [Read more...]

Jasmine Ash – “Starlight” video

“Starlight” is a super-duper tuneful number with a delightfully eye-catching video to match.  This twinkling pop song has a little bit of everything to keep the casual listener interested – a brisk, toe-tapping beat, Jasmine Ash’s sweet ‘n’ light vocals, bright, sprightly, sing-along refrains, a whistling interlude (now-required in any … [Read more...]